[Vitamin D and autoimmunity. Second part: Clinical aspects].

  title={[Vitamin D and autoimmunity. Second part: Clinical aspects].},
  author={Yoland Schoindre and Benjamin Terrier and Jean Emmanuel Kahn and David Saadoun and Jean Claude Souberbielle and Olivier Benveniste and Zahir Amoura and J P Piette and Patrice Cacoub and Nathalie Costedoat-Chalumeau},
  journal={La Revue de medecine interne},
  volume={33 2},
Vitamin D is often confined to its role in calcium homeostasis and bone metabolism. An exponential literature discusses its non-skeletal effects, especially its central role in the physiology of the immune system, where it acts at several levels to maintain self-tolerance. Here, the authors review the experimental, epidemiological and clinical studies, illustrating the potential role of vitamin D in the development and perpetuation of autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus… CONTINUE READING
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